The Epistle to the Hebrews and Christian Theology

edited by Richard Bauckham, Daniel Driver, Trevor Hart and Nathan MacDonald
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The second annual St. Andrews Conference on Scripture and Theology brought leading biblical scholars and systematic theologians together in conversation, seeking to bridge the growing gap between these disciplines. Reflecting the convergence of the Old Testament’s cultic theology, Hellenistic ideas, and early Christian thinking, the epistle to the Hebrews provides a perfect foundation for this fruitful dialogue.

The contributors examine a number of key theological themes in the letter to the Hebrews: the person and nature of the Son, his high-priestly work, cosmology, the epistle’s theology of Scripture, supersessionism, the call to faith, and more. Unlike many modern treatments, this substantial volume considers Hebrews in both its ancient context and against our modern backdrop.

Contributors include: Edward Adams, Loveday Alexander, Harold W. Attridge, Richard Bauckham, Markus Bockmuehl, Daniel Driver, Douglas Farrow, Trevor Hart, Richard B. Hays, Stephen R. Holmes, Morna D. Hooker, Edison M. Kalengyo, Mariam J. Kamell, Bruce L. McCormack, Nathan MacDonald, I. Howard Marshall, R. Walter L. Moberly, Carl Mosser, Mark D. Nanos, Nehemia Polen, John Polkinghorne, Ken Schenck, Oskar Skarsaune, Daniel J. Treier, John Webster, Ben Witherington III, Terry J. Wright.


Richard Bauckham is Professor Emeritus of New Testament Studies at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, and Senior Scholar at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. A fellow of both the British Academy and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he has also written Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World.

Daniel R. Driver is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Tyndale University College, Toronto.

Trevor Hart is Professor of Divinity at St. Mary's College, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Nathan MacDonald is Lecturer in Old Testament at St. Mary’s College, University of St. Andrews. His other works include Not Bread Alone, and Deuteronomy and the Meaning of ‘Monotheism.’